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let sleeping paperclips lie

Sometimes it’s best to let sleeping paperclips lie… …according to a recent dream. In the dream… On the concrete pavement near my feet, I spot two paperclips. I try to pick one of them up.  But it keeps moving away … Continue reading

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Russia rushing at me

A recent dream tells me to wake up… In the dream… I’ve just arrived in a busy Russian city, via an underground train. I wander around downtown, then enter the lobby of a church. Suddenly I realize I left my … Continue reading

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meeting the flower

Today, while looking at my magnolia tree, I suddenly remembered a dream of a white flower… In that recent dream… I’m at a party in a pleasant upstairs apartment. While thinking of someone I’m supposed to meet, I look out … Continue reading

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another road to the unconscious

Freud called dreams “the royal road to the unconscious”.  But there are other roads worth a drive… I realized one of those roads again, while rewriting this stanza of a poem: “then, in exhaustion  I sank down  to rest on … Continue reading

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deadly projection

Another mass killing in the U.S. brings to mind many dreams I’ve had over the years… …dreams in which I’ve dealt with terrorists, with shooters, with thugs. I now realize those killers exist within me. ¬†Even if the dream killer … Continue reading

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the politician in my shadow

During the last presidential election, I was shocked and disturbed to find a certain candidate in my dreams… Mitt Romney. In my waking life, I’d totally rejected the man. But maybe in rejecting him, I was actually rejecting part of … Continue reading

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remembering the mystery

I go along with the idea that dreams don’t tell us what we already know… However, I make this exception: sometimes a dream may remind me of what I know, but have forgotten… Consider this recent dream: I’m imagining a … Continue reading

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